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Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Neptunite on Natrolite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 69680
Mineral:Neptunite on Natrolite
Locality:New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Lustrous dark red-black neptunite crystals in contrasting white natrolite on gray serpentine. The neptunite crystals appear black, but they exhibit red translucency when illuminated from the rear. Has yellow microcrystals of an unidentified mineral. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #1931
Overall Size:12x6x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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